The Week/End Guide

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A Curated Guide to What’s On in Port Douglas, Daintree and Beyond.

Douglas Shire will be pumping with the 125 year celebrations of Mossman State School this weekend-celebrities kick off on Friday night. There will no doubt be lots of great laughs and shared memories, and we wish you a very successful weekend.

There will be an exodus north tomorrow as many locals head up for the Laura Races and Rodeo this weekend or inland to Mareeba for the Northern Nats. The inaugural  Cairns Fashion Week launched last night and continues for the next five days, featuring a range of exhibitions, workshops, displays and catwalks. Across Crystalbrook properties and the Tanks, enjoy a creative bubble of design in swimwear, resort and street wear as well as high-end couture.

Sunday 25 June

Mossman State School Buffet Breakfast | Mossman Bowls Club from 8am

Share more stories and memories before the weekend is over-don’t forget to call ahead to book a seat.

It’s All about the Roast!

Palmer Sea Reef host a very popular Sunday Roast special-two roasts and a bottle of vino for $60. Bookings are absolutely essential 40 87 2222.

Mount Molloy National Hotel Sundays are for a Traditional Pork Roast with Yorkshire pudding and all the trimmings.

The Yachty crew will also be turning on a Roast of the Day special.

Wawu Warriors Open Day | 16 Theresa Dr, Mossman 9am-12pm

You are invited to the Open Gym at Wawu Warriors Fitness.
This will be held on the morning of Sun 25 June, from 9am-12pm
Bring along friends and family, for the chance to see the gym and equipment, and learn about the different classes on offer, or about Personal Training options.
For more details contact
or visit the website at

Sunday Sessions

Live music by Cinnamon Sun at Ellis Beach Bar and Grill with from 1-4pm with $2 oysters from 1pm

D’NA playing at the Tin Shed for a cruisy Sunday afternoon session.

An afternoon with Tim Woodz and special guest Talitha Jae | Geraghty Park Hall from 3pm


An afternoon of songs and stories featuring Tim Woodz with special guest Talitha Jae. This will be an intimate wholesome show full of laughs and amazing music! Sunday afternoon with a light supper supplied, see you there!

Sheraton Sunset Sessions | Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort 4-7pm

Ecstatic Dance Port Douglas | Port Douglas Community Hall

We come together to shake off our worries, be amongst community and lose ourselves in the music, to find ourselves dancing…Here we move intuitively following our bodies instincts and desires, with no experience needed…No words, no shoes, no phones, no booze… just dance!

An intentional, clean vibe space where music is curated by a live DJ played on a high fidelity sound system.

A container to be yourself, without judgement while getting down to fresh global beats from world class and emerging ecstatic dance DJs.

DJ Spring Jaiah (FNQ) & guest facilitator Laura Azman

All ages, all welcome!

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School holidays are just around the corner!

Open to 8 to 14 year olds, The Wildlife Habitat Junior Keeper program incorporates animal feeding, presentation, interaction and projects to assist our wildlife keepers in their day to day schedule, giving the young ones participating an insight into the life of a wildlife keeper.

Bookings are essential so gIve Wildlife Habitat a call to reserve your spot before they book out.

Starlight movies is coming to Port Douglas for ‘Cinema Paradiso! 🎬🌴☀️

Australia’s premier outdoor cinema are screening eight movies from Friday June 30th – Friday July I4th. With music & refreshments from 6.00pm and the main feature movie after sunset at 7.00 pm 🎥

Starlight Movies tours outback & regional Australia screening ‘Hollywood Under the Stars’. Creating a memorable evening for the whole family! ✨

🍿 Friday 30th June – ‘The Lion King’.

(The Original Disney Classic Digitally remastered)

🍿Saturday 1st July – ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’

(The Whitney Houston Bio)

🍿Sunday 2nd July – ‘Ticket to Paradise’

🍿Friday 7th July – ‘Elvis’

🍿Sunday 9th July – ‘The Bad Guys’

🍿Saturday 8th July – ‘Top Gun Maverick’

🍿Thursday 13th July – ‘The Lost City’

🍿Friday 14th July – ‘Black Adam’

We have partnered with ‘The Kids Cancer Project’ to raise awareness and funds in the cure for childhood cancers.

📍Rex Smeal Park, Port Douglas

Hmm the Brownie word is.😀

Raspberry Chocolate, Nutty surprise, Salted Caramel, Lemon and Dairy free or Gluten free.

Mixed boxes available for $10

What’s your favourite Brownie recipe? 🫢

Don’t forget to buy a Beanie for your noggin.

Lock it in your Diary, 28th June 6am and join us for Breakfast.

All proceeds donated to the Mark Hughes Foundation Beanies for Brain Cancer cause.

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